PIB Summaries 30 September 2022

CONTENTS ICAO Joins International Solar Alliance Khadi and Village Industries Commission ICAO Joins International Solar Alliance Focus: GS II: International Relations Why in News? Recently, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) during the 42nd session of ICAO Assembly in Montreal, Canada. Cochin International Airport in India became the world’s first […]

PIB Summaries 29 September 2022

CONTENTS Bhagat Singh National Disaster Management Authority Bhagat Singh Birth Anniversary Focus: GS I: History Why in News? The Prime Minister has bowed to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary.  Who is Bhagat Singh? Background: In 1907, Bhagat Singh was born into a Sikh family in Lyallpur District, Pakistan. Singh was lured to the […]

PIB Summaries 28 September 2022

CONTENTS Rashtriya Poshan Maah Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) Missile Rashtriya Poshan Maah Focus: GS II- Health Why in News? During the ongoing Poshan Maah 2022, for anemia prevention and treatment in children, adolescent girls pregnant and lactating mothers, various activities such as T3 camps (test, treat, talk), IFA distribution, seminars, Ayush for […]

PIB Summaries 27 September 2022

CONTENTS Ambedkar circuit JALDOOT App Ambedkar Circuit Focus: Facts for Prelims Why in News? Recently, the Central government announced a special tourist circuit named Ambedkar circuit, which encompasses five key sites associated with Dr B.R. Ambedkar. About Ambedkar Circuit: The government had first proposed the Ambedkar Circuit, or Panchteerth, in 2016, but the conceptualisation of the plan could […]

PIB Summaries 26 September 2022

CONTENTS Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya National Service Scheme Awards Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Focus:  GS I: Personalities Why in News? The Prime Minister, has paid homage to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya on his Jayanti. About Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Ji The Pandit Ji born in Mathura, UP in 1916, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay is an Indian politician. […]

PIB Summaries 24 September 2022

CONTENTS International Year of Millets 2023 Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) International Year of Millets 2023 Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? A series of pre-launch events and initiatives have been organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare as a run-up to the International Year of Millets 2023 to create […]

PIB Summaries 23 September 2022

CONTENTS BrahMos supersonic cruise missile International Day of Peace BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile Focus: GS III- Science and Technology Why in News? Providing further impetus to Aatmanirbharta in defence production, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) signed a contract with M/s BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL) for acquisition of additional dual-role capable Surface to Surface BrahMos […]

PIB Summaries 22 September 2022

CONTENTS PM CARES Fund  Convergence module between AIF, PMFME & PMKSY SPARSH Initiative  PM CARES Fund  Focus: GS II: Government policies and Intervention Why in News? Prime Minister chaired a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the PM CARES Fund  About PM CARES – Fund The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations […]

PIB Summaries 21 September 2022

CONTENTS Asian Development Bank Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Asian Development Bank Focus: GS II- Inter Groupings Why in News? Recently, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a USD 96.3-million loan agreement to provide safe drinking water and improve water supply and sanitation services in the state of Himachal Pradesh. About Asian Development […]

PIB Summaries 20 September 2022

CONTENTS National Technical Textiles Mission INSPIRE Awards National Technical Textiles Mission Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in News? The Ministry of Textiles recently cleared 23 strategic research projects worth around Rs 60 crores in Specialty fibres, Sustainable Textiles, Geotextiles, Mobiltech and Sports textiles under the National Technical Textiles Mission. About Technical Textiles The Technical Textiles are defined as Textile material and […]